The incidence of tuberculosis infection in hematopoietic stem cell transplantation recipients: A retrospective cohort study from a center in Turkey


Aki S. Z. , Sucak G. T. , GÜZEL TUNÇCAN Ö. , KÖKTÜRK N. , ŞENOL E.

TRANSPLANT INFECTIOUS DISEASE, vol.20, no.4, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/tid.12912
  • Title of Journal : TRANSPLANT INFECTIOUS DISEASE

Abstract

BackgroundImmune-compromised patients with latent TB infection (LTBI) are at risk for TB reactivation and should receive prophylaxis. Whereas the tuberculin skin test (TST) has limitations particularly in immune-compromised patients.